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Maroons land goalie

The Chatham Maroons have committed to 2001-born goalie Adam Harris of Burlington.

Harris had 28 wins, six shutouts and a 1.31 goals-against average in 36 games with the Oakville Midget 'AAA' Rangers in 2017-18.

“Adam is a goal-oriented goaltender and fundamental five-tool player: sound position play, rebound control, great skater, plays the puck well and is a communicator,” Maroons assistant general manager Kevin Fisher said in a statement.

Harris has a 92-per-cent average in school and wants to earn an NCAA scholarship, according to the Maroons' news release.

He played at the Maroons' spring camp earlier this month.

Harris is the sixth newcomer to receive a commitment for next season. The other five – Cameron Welch, Evan Wells, Lucas Fancy, Vincent DeSanctis and Zach Power – are forwards.

 

New season at Dresden

DRESDEN – Tyler Borth drove four winners in front of more than 1,100 spectators at Dresden Raceway's season opener Sunday.

Borth won the third race with Benvenuti, the fourth with Lyons Delight, the sixth with Made To Lead and the seventh with Grand Bay.

Insincerity posted the day's fastest mile of 1:56 for driver Garrett Rooney in the second race.

The handle was $26,488, a 33-per-cent increase from last year's season-opening handle of $19,905.

 

Red Devils win blowout

WALLACEBURG – Tanner Cole had three goals and seven assists in the Wallaceburg Red Devils' 21-4 win over the London Blue Devils on Saturday.

Cory Lucier added two goals and five assists in front of 138 fans at Wallaceburg Memorial Arena.

The Far West Division-leading Red Devils (12-2) have already clinched a playoff berth. They have six regular-season games left, all on the road.

Tyler Brown notched three goals and two assists, Brendan Johnston had a hat trick, and Tyler Davis had two goals and three assists.

Bailey Skye also scored twice, Marshall Powless had one goal and five assists, and Carter Hastings had one goal and three assists. Jordan Goddard, Matt Gorry, Kyle Dawson and Bronson Bea chipped in with one goal apiece.

Winning goalie Cecil Jacobs stopped 28 of 31 shots in the final two periods and also had two assists. Brayden Bell stopped 10 of 11 in the first period.

The Red Devils will visit the Elora Mohawks on Saturday and the Orangeville Northmen on Sunday.

 

JV Cougars win opener

The Chatham-Kent Cougars beat the Sarnia Sturgeon 38-0 in Saturday's season opener in the Ontario Football Conference junior varsity division.

The Cougars led 20-0 at halftime at the Chatham-Kent Community Athletic Complex.

The Sturgeon beat the Cougars 48-14 in the bantam division earlier Saturday.

 

Winning start for Havoc

The Kent Havoc beat the Norfolk Harvesters 46-31 in their season opener Saturday at Victoria Park in the Niagara Rugby Union men's 'B' division.

The Havoc will visit the Stratford Blackswans this Saturday.

 

Express remain winless

LONDON – The Chatham Express lost 4-0 to Croatia on Sunday in the Western Ontario Soccer League's Premier Division.

The Express (0-3-1) will host Marconi at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Clair College's Thames Campus.

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